Watch Araabmuzik lay it down in this latest official video

Araabmuzik is an intense dude. Everytime I check out some of his live clips, his mind is always on the MPC controller as he dutifully mashes out beats to get the crowd going. In his latest official video for "Black Out", you'll get to see that intensity in all of its glory, check it out: 

Araabmuzik was recently added onto the ILESONIQ music festival lineup in Montreal, click here for more details

Bass music is alive and well in this special Snails ID mix

Bass music never felt so alive thanks to this extraordinary 30 minute mix filled with unreleased material by Montreal's own Snails. He's come to the forefront of big up and coming names in short order thanks to Skrillex's support of his successful "Wild" collab with Antiserum. Check it out: 

With this mix getting the buzz that it deserves, there's no telling how far Snails will go in 6 months to a year from now. If you live in Montreal, you'll have your chance to check him out at the ILESONIQ music festival in August. For ticket information, click below: 

Win 2 VIP tickets to see EDX this Friday at the Center of Gravity afterparty at the COG House!

Maurizio Colella (EDX) has been within the scene for a long time and continues to make waves thanks to his recent Beatport chart successes including "Cool You Off" and "Breathin'". His latest release was his remix of "Lighting" by Cash Cash, check it out: 

You can get this track as a free download by clicking here. 

EDM Canada is giving away a special chance to secure two VIP tickets to see EDX with Adam K opening at the Center of Gravity official afterparty at the COG House this Friday! If you're already planning on being at the COG music festival that day, or want to use this contest as your excuse to check out the festivities, then enter now! The contest winner will be selected tomorrow, so check out the Punchtab contest above for more information. 

Enter now and good luck!

What to do this weekend (July 25th - 27th)

Here are all of the upcoming events posted for this weekend across Canada: (Click on the event link for full ticket information)

Ottawa

Friday, July 25th - Estiva + Juventa w/ Landry @ ERA

Saturday, July 26th - The Bass Boat ft. Notixx @ Ottawa Boat Tours

Saturday, July 26th - Riverside Festival @ Jacques-Cartier Park 






Contest: Enter now to win Goodgreef's 3-disc "Future Trance" compilation mixed by Jordan Suckley, Craig Connelly & Photographer!

Goodgreef, the Manchester based label and promotions company, released one of the most ambitious compilations of the year. Titled "Future Trance", it's a 3-disc compilation mixed by 3 names that are quickly gaining steam within the trance world: Jordan Suckley, Craig Connelly, and Photographer. Goodgreef's Future Trance is nearly 50 tracks long, and EDM Canada is giving you the chance to win your very own physical copy!

After giving this album a good test drive, I was amazed at the amount of crate digging Jordan Suckley and Photographer did to find true trance gems from producers that I have never heard of before. That spirit of finding brand new talent was shown by Jordan Suckley as he showcased DJ Ange's "Elsker" on the very first track of "Future Trance": 

A little later we get treated by another great find by Jordan Suckley with a nice little trance number by up and coming Greek producer Tonerush called "Dragon Tooth": 

While Craig Connelly preferred to stick to big named tracks from the likes of Andy Moor, Gareth Emery, Protoculture - it was the Ukrainian talent Photographer that continued the deep crate digging in mix 3. Known for creating top 138-140 bpm trance tracks, Photographer's mix for Future Trance was a lot more varied in its selection. Building on the good work done by Jordan Suckley, Photographer selected EDU's remix of "Weekend" by Witness45 as part of his mix: 

Photographer also selected "Rainbow" by Startail, an unknown Norwegian DJ Producer that is just now getting his material featured on major radio shows such as ASOT:  

The concept of a compilation album can be tired at times when it's just a compendium of well worn hits, but thankfully Goodgreef's Future Trance successfully avoids this cliche by showcasing new talent side by side with big trance names, while leaving room for originals created by Jordan Suckley, Craig Connelly, and Photographer. There are many more gems not mentioned in this mini-review but if you want to order it now via Beatport, you can do so by clicking here


To celebrate the release of the 3-disc Future Trance compilation, EDM Canada is giving you the chance to win your very own hard copy that will be mailed to your own home! With 2 copies to be won, you must be on Twitter and do the following: 

  1. Follow @edm_canada on Twitter. 
  2. Tweet the following to enter:

Win the 3-disc "Future Trance" compilation mixed by @jordansuckley, @craig_connelly + @Photographer_PR - Follow @edm_canada + RT to enter!

The contest is open now and the 2 winners will be picked by 10 pm EST on Thursday, July 24th - So enter now and good luck!


Important note: The 2 winners will be contacted via direct message on Twitter at 10 pm EST on Thursday, July 24th. To win you must give me your name, full mailing address, and email to claim the prize. You can enter this contest more than once, Good luck!